MINSK, 17 May (BelTA) – Ways to optimize criminal procedure is to be discussed at a joint session of the boards of the investigative committees of Belarus, Armenia and Russia that is taking place in Gomel on 17 May, BelTA learnt from the Investigation Committee.
Taking part in the session are the heads of the investigative committees of the three countries: Ivan Noskevich, Aghvan Hovsepyan and Alexander Bastrykin. Among the invitees are Belarus' Prosecutor General Alexander Konyuk, Gomel Oblast Governor Vladimir Dvornik and Aide to Belarus President Yuri Shuleiko.
The participants of the meeting are set to discuss direct interaction of regional branches of the Belarusian and Russian investigative authorities within the framework of the 1993 Convention on Legal Aid and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Cases taking into account the amendments introduced into the legislation. “Belarus' Investigative Committee is convinced that the experience of the three countries in introducing information technologies into criminal procedure will allow maintaining a constructive dialogue and save time and material resources,” the Investigative Committee said in a statement.
The parties are expected to sign final documents aimed to improve the efficiency of cooperation, including in the field of forensic examination during preliminary investigation.More about Society